Charmaine Schmermund

Certain waters for commercial and recreational shrimping to open, re-establish shrimping line

22-37-CWS | September 30, 2022 BILOXI, Miss. – In addition to waters previously opened to shrimping on May 25, 2022, all waters south and west of a line beginning at Beacon “18” in the Biloxi Bay Channel, running northwesterly to Beacon “22” in the Biloxi Bay Channel, northwesterly to Beacon “26” in the Biloxi Bay …

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Recreational fishing season for Red Grouper to close August 30

22-34-CWS | August 22, 2022 BILOXI, Miss. – Officials with the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources announced today that the recreational fishing season for Red Grouper (Epinephelus morio) will close in Mississippi territorial waters on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, at 12:01 a.m. local time. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting …

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Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety Block Grant Program applications close August 16

22-31-CWS | July 2, 2022 BILOXI, Miss. – Applications from eligible participants for the Seafood Processors Pandemic Response and Safety Block Grant Program are scheduled to close Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. This program, funded by the Pandemic Assistance provided in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, will assist in defraying the expenses …

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Mississippi announces Red Snapper reopening date, updates for Greater Amberjack and Gray Triggerfish seasons

22-30-CWS | July 27, 2022 BILOXI, Miss. – Red Snapper season for the state of Mississippi will reopen for private recreational anglers and state for-hire vessels seven days a week beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, and will close once the annual catch limit (ACL) is projected to be met.   In …

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